Reproductive rights

“Partial birth abortion” to go en banc in 4th Circuit

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July 28, 2008

A new test of a “partial-birth” abortion ban | SCOTUSblog Lyle Denniston In a new sequel to the Supreme Court’s ruling that for the first time allowed a ban on a method of abortion, the Fourth Circuit Court agreed on Monday to reconsider the constitutionality of Virginia’s five-year-old prohibition on abortion by the so-called “partial-birth” […]

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Showdown in SD

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July 20, 2008

Ruling Gives South Dakota Doctors a Script to Read – washingtonpost.com CHICAGO — In a victory for antiabortion forces, doctors in South Dakota are now required to tell a woman seeking an abortion that the procedure "will terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique living human being." The U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

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